Oral Cancer Awareness

Oral cancer refers to cancers of the mouth, lips, tongue or throat. According to Canadian Cancer Statistics, approximately 3 people will die every day from oral cancer in Canada. If oral cancer is detected early, treatment can be very successful.
Get the Facts. Reduce your Risk. Know What to Look For.

Did You Know?
Get the Facts:

  • Fastest growing new oral cancer cases are in a younger, sexually active male or female who often does not smoke or have any of the typical risk factors.
  • Oral cancer can be sexually transmitted by the human papilloma virus ñ HPV - the fastest growing sexually transmitted infection.
  • There are 3X as many cases of oral cancer to cervical cancer.

To read the entire article visit www.dentalhygienecanada.ca

The remainder of the article details the following:

  • The Good News - a list of ways to help reduce your risk
  • What to Look For? - a list of signs and symptoms to watch for

Vista Dental Care   
Chad Aitken, DMD
280-5201 43 St.
Red Deer, AB
T4N 1C7
(855) 636-9223   



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